A surprise appearance by The Fifth Element director Luc Besson stole the limelight at Orange’s now almost annual innovation show on Wednesday, but the operator is hoping a range of new services will get the plaudits in the long run.
Partnership is one of the key strategies that operators like to talk about when it comes to providing products and services to their customers.
Sky has invested $45 million in iflix, a Southeast Asian OTT provider, as part of a wider strategic partnership.
Vimpelcom’s new Chief Digital Officer is determined to overhaul the embattled operator and says customers will perceive it as a technology company in the next few years.
Lebara has announced a tie-up with insurance firm Allianz Group that sees the MVNO offer a medical service to customers and family members.
MVNOs are no longer set to differentiate their offerings based on price, new research has concluded.
EE has unveiled a partnership with MTV that sees the entertainment company’s Trax digital music service offered via a pay-as-you-go SIM.
The joint start-up incubator formed late last year by the innovation arms of European operators Deutsche Telekom, Orange and Telefónica, and Singapore-based SingTel, has been rebranded as Go Ignite.
Orange’s Head of Strategic Partnerships has said she hopes to explore more opportunities with Google after the two companies announced a joint project in Africa at Mobile World Congress.
Ericsson has announced two major content initiatives at Mobile World Congress, including the establishment of a global content delivery alliance and membership of 20th Century Fox's Innovation Lab.
Orange has struck a deal with Google to provide its customers in Africa and the Middle East with a tailored package of Google services on Orange smartphones to meet local needs, the company said at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
By Timo Ahomäki, CTO at Tecnotree
Nine operators have come together to form a new alliance that aims to offer scale to partner organisations, such as AirBnB and Spotify.
A lack of vision and strategy from top management is holding back operators from transforming themselves quickly enough, according to a new survey.
Operators have a double-edged relationship with Netflix, a new report has claimed, with content partnerships with the streaming company hiding potential threats.
Telefónica is to offer customers access to recruitment app Jobandtalent as part of its suite of digital services.
Sky will launch its premium TV service, Q, next month with customer service features getting an equal billing to the technology.
Vodafone has launched a TV service in Ireland ahead of a wider roll out in the UK.
Ericsson has unveiled a new platform designed to help TV operators understand their customers better.
Orange has participated in a new €100 million investment in Deezer, the music streaming service in which it has a stake.
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